The area around Independence police headquarters was evacuated early Thursday after a man brought an explosive device into the station.
Police have not said what kind of device was involved.
Shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday, a man walked into police headquarters at 223 N. Memorial Drive with an explosive device, police said.
As a precaution, people were evacuated from the lobby and Memorial Drive in front of headquarters was shut down for several hours.
The department’s bomb squad safely removed the device.